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Inflation, energy and the ‘quitdemic’: A look back at business in 2021

By France24
25 December 2021   |   8:13 am
2021 brought big changes to households and businesses around the world. In the last show of the season, Stephen Carroll and Kate Moody take a look at some of the biggest business and economic stories of the year and how they might evolve in 2022.

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